Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.28 A
Overall H: 33.5 cm, Diam (max): 10.75 cm
Not on Display
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Dark colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. (a) Slender ovoid body tapering at top into short neck with plain spreading lip and, at bottom, to applied hollow, molded pedestal foot with low dome on square base; decoration: engraved and polished, freely drawn, bees and flowers with sweeping stems and leaves, flat cut "honey-comb" facets on neck and circlet of long ovals at bottom; ends of flower petals unpolished. (b) Lozenge stopper with notched edge and, on face, row of flat facets forming plain polygon center.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05